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, the nsa came underfire in the senate judiciary committee, republicans and democrats raising serious questions about the big phone spying program of nsa. we'll bring you up to date on that and a whole lot more right here on current tv. (vo) current tv gets the conversation started weekdays at 9 eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. the troops love me. tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. (vo) sharp tongue. >>excuse me? (vo) quick wit. >> and yes, president obama does smell like cookies and freedom. (vo) and above all, opinion and attitude. >> really?! this is the kind of they just pulled freshly from their [bleep]. >> you know what those people are like. >> what could possibly go wrong in eight years of george bush? >> my producer just coughed up a hairball. >>sorry. >>just be grateful current tv doesn't come in "smell-o-vision" >> oh come on! the sweatshirt is nice and all, but i could use a golden lasso. (vo)only on current tv. cenk off air>>> alright in 15 minutes we're going to
had more questions than ever and when the head of the n.s.a. spoke to a cyber security conference he gotten a enexpected reaction from just underlined the growing skepticism about the agency's methods. here's homeland security bobrespondent bob orr. >> how do we defend this country? >> reporter: as n.s.a. chief .eith alexander was defending nge government's data collection ollectms at a cyber security conference in las vegas, he was egasrrupted by hecklers. interrupted by hecklers. >> i haven't lied to congress. >> reporter: intelligence officials are also feeling pressure from a skeptical congress. democrat patrick leahy is the chairman of the senate judiciary committee. >> so what's going to be next? when is enough enough? i think congress has to carefully consider the powerful surveillance tools that we grant to the government. >> reporter: to ease some of the fears, the obama administration today declassified three top- secret documents detailing the n.s.a.'s mass collection of u.s. phone records. a surveillance program first revealed by edward snowden. this is the april, 2013, o
. this on the heels of news from earlier today that after the longest layover in recent airline history, nsa leaker edward snowden was today granted temporary asylum in russia. this means that he's allowed to finally leave the moscow airport terminal that's been his home sing arriving from hong kong on june 23rd. snowden left the airport with temporary refugee at that time tuesday for one year, allowing him to move freely within that country. his exact whereabouts are being kept secret, but needless to say the reaction from many in washington is one anger and disappointment. >> mr. snowden's actions have hurt the ability of our country to protect our citizens. i would hope that president obama would engage president putin on this issue and resolve it in a way that's satisfactory to the american people. >>> joining us is representative jim moran, a democrat from virginia. good afternoon, sir. >> good afternoon. >> your colleague chuck schumer said earlier, quote, russia has stabbed us in the back and each day mr. snowden is allowed to roam free is another twist of the knife. do you share mr. schumer
: we've got scandals to talk about. the n.s.a. at the very least looking at it. then you have the i.r.s., at the very least should we find out why the person heading up that program wants to take the fifth rather than talk. you have the benghazi attacks which ended up with four americans dead and an attack that lasted for hours in which they never got any help. you would think that is a scandal or something that should be examined and we should get some answers. the fact that some people want the answers, others say it is pursuing a partisan scandal. at least if you listened to jay carney yesterday. >>alisyn: we've been listening to the president the past week who has been inserting the phrase phony scandals into many of his speeches and we've been wondering which ones is he referring to. so yesterday jay carney, his press secretary, was asked that directly. amazingly, he included benghazi, which so many pundits said clearly they can't be calling benghazi a phony scandal. four americans are dead. but in fact he did include benghazi. listen to jay carney yesterday. >> we've seen time
, of course, online at nbcbayarea.com. >>> on the international scene, russia has granted former nsa contractor edward snowden temporary asylum and his lawyer says after about a month in hiding, snowden has, in fact, finally left that airport. snowden wanted by the united states on charges under the espionage act. nbc's jim maceda has more from moscow. >> reporter: american fugitive, edward snowden, was into his sixth week inside the transit lounge of the airport here in moscow. it seemed to be lining up he would spend more time there until today it was confirmed by snowden's lawyer that snowden was issued temporary asylum in russia. when asked where snowden was going, he said he would not say, citing security reasons. now, a top russian official said that the snowden incident was insignificant, from the kremlin's point of view, and he hope it is would not damage relations already strained with the united states. washington is apparently crafting a response and certainly, this is going to come as discouraging news. but it might mean that all bets are off for a key summit meeting to t
he texts to his girlfriend? >> i am sure it is a book. >> call the nsa, we can find out. oh, i said no politics. >> quickly, i would love for him to have a text relationship more. >> do you think it can be overdone? >> here is the sad reality in the current climate of economic malaise, many parents and children are living together and have no choice but to communicate with each other, therefore president obama should be at peace. >> 13.6, i don't know who the .6 are, are living at home. they're happy with that relationship. >> going to be a long time i have a feeling. ronan is only six now. >> 20 more years. >> you listen to the kids try to talk to people. modern day kids. they just don't talk. >> modern day kids. did that happen to you this weekend? >> i do one word answers a lot in e-mail, yep, yeah, uh-huh. >> people complaining about -- >> this is a phony scandal. >> a phony scandal. >> boys are more attached to their moms. he calls me from his grandma's. >> the biggest responsibility, barack obama encouraged kids to text back and forth at jobs, and -- >> i will tell you, if jas
to work for the nsa, leaked secrets about the u.s. surveillance programs. russia's move granting asylum for one year could deal a major blow in diplomatic situations between the two countries. >>> sentences day for cleveland kidnapper ariel castro. he is expected to get life in prison, for abducting and abusing amanda berry, gina dejesus, and michelle knight. knight is expected to give an impact statement, coming face-to-face with castro for the first time since the three escaped. >>> and some of the top stars of major league baseball expected to be suspended as early as today, in the league's latest drug scandal. sources say that the league is even threatening to ban alex rodriguez for life, unless he agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension. >>> and just in time for the new school year, president obama is set to sign a bill, rolling back student loan interest rates to just under 4%. they'll be tied to the market, fluctuating with the economy. >>> and san diego's mayor isn't giving up trying to get the city to cover his legal bills. eight women have come forward, accusing mayor bob fil
lives. >> such a hot topic these days. we've been learning a lot about the nsa surveillance program, but it's not just the government, there's private companies, even your cell phone. there's a number of ways to be tracked. we decided to do an experiment. we followed one person all day long. how much of their life would truly be private? you may be shocked by these results. also ahead, we've got day two of our look at how not to be awkward. everyone has been in this situation, right? hi, al. a little crowded right now in that elevator? >> just a bit. we're going to find out if there's a right way to handle those tricky situations when you're stuck with people and somebody fell asleep in front of you. >> get to know them, al. just get to know them. talk about your issues. >> make friends. >> al wants out. >> al, don't kind of skulk away. >>> also, music mogul and x-factor judge simon cowell reportedly going to be a first time father with his close friend's wife. we'll have the details. >>> let us begin this half hour with more on that legal victory for o.j. simpson that's tied to the
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